National portal for transgender persons

A national portal for transgender persons was recently launched by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. This comes within 2 months after the notification of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Rules, 2020 on 29th September. Under this Act, transpersons can apply for an ID card based on their self-perceived identity. Through recently launched portal, transpersons can apply for certificate and ID card without visiting the government offices.

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